Welcome to the Loaches Online Forum Archives, full of historical information on loaches and other freshwater tropical aquarium fish from 1998 to 2005. You may want to use the Search Engine to find what you're looking for, or browse the other archives: (Archive 1) (Archive 2) (Archive 3) (Archive 4) (Archive 5) (Archive 6)

Don't forget to visit the new Loach Forum when you're finished!

View Thread | Return to Index | Read Prev Msg | Read Next Msg

The Loach Forum Archives (6)

Beaufortia sp. '???'

Posted By: Emma Turner <emmasteve@clownloach.freeserve.co.uk>
Date: Friday, 8 April 2005, at 11:09 a.m.

On Tues night we had a fish shipment arrive, containing some hillstreams which were listed as having a latin name of 'Beaufortia leveretti' with the common name of 'Fine Spotted Sucker'. As promised, here is a link to some photos I have taken (some of which are better than others - these things were so hard to photograph!):
http://www2.2cah.com/coppermine/thumbnails.php?album=121
Now, do you all think these could be Beaufortia leveretti as the supplier claims, or do you think they are Beaufotia kweichowensis? (I have seen a few photographs of B. leveretti in books before, and they l